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Walter Cunningham Thomson

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1895-12-21

Place of Birth:  Hastings County, Ontario, Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  1964-04-27 (68 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  lawyer, rancher

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 835 days (2 years, 3 months, 14 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Ontario
Resignation. Enters provincial politics in Ontario.
Liberal Party of Canada 1949-06-27 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1949-06-27 - 1951-10-09
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 21st Parliament, 1st Session
(1949-09-15 - 1949-12-10)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 21st Parliament, 1st Session
(1949-09-15 - 1949-12-10)
Standing Committee on Industrial Relations Member 21st Parliament, 1st Session
(1949-09-15 - 1949-12-10)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 21st Parliament, 2nd Session
(1950-02-16 - 1950-06-30)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 21st Parliament, 2nd Session
(1950-02-16 - 1950-06-30)
Standing Committee on Industrial Relations Member 21st Parliament, 2nd Session
(1950-02-16 - 1950-06-30)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 21st Parliament, 5th Session
(1951-01-30 - 1951-10-09)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 21st Parliament, 5th Session
(1951-01-30 - 1951-10-09)
Standing Committee on Industrial Relations Member 21st Parliament, 5th Session
(1951-01-30 - 1951-10-09)
Special Committee on Bill No. 133, An act respecting national defence; Bill No. 134, An act to amend the Militia pension act and change the title thereof; Bill no. 221, An act to provide for the payment and distribution of prize money Member 21st Parliament, 2nd Session
(1950-02-16 - 1950-06-30)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience

Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Responsibility Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Leader of the Liberal Party (Provincial) Ontario 1950-11 - 1952-05

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
21st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force Major   -  
World War I, 1914-1918 Communications Officer   -  

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 835 days (2 years, 3 months, 14 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Ontario
Resignation. Enters provincial politics in Ontario.
Liberal Party of Canada 1949-06-27 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1949-06-27 - 1951-10-09
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 21st Parliament, 1st Session
(1949-09-15 - 1949-12-10)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 21st Parliament, 1st Session
(1949-09-15 - 1949-12-10)
Standing Committee on Industrial Relations Member 21st Parliament, 1st Session
(1949-09-15 - 1949-12-10)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 21st Parliament, 2nd Session
(1950-02-16 - 1950-06-30)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 21st Parliament, 2nd Session
(1950-02-16 - 1950-06-30)
Standing Committee on Industrial Relations Member 21st Parliament, 2nd Session
(1950-02-16 - 1950-06-30)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 21st Parliament, 5th Session
(1951-01-30 - 1951-10-09)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 21st Parliament, 5th Session
(1951-01-30 - 1951-10-09)
Standing Committee on Industrial Relations Member 21st Parliament, 5th Session
(1951-01-30 - 1951-10-09)
Special Committee on Bill No. 133, An act respecting national defence; Bill No. 134, An act to amend the Militia pension act and change the title thereof; Bill no. 221, An act to provide for the payment and distribution of prize money Member 21st Parliament, 2nd Session
(1950-02-16 - 1950-06-30)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience

Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Responsibility Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Leader of the Liberal Party (Provincial) Ontario 1950-11 - 1952-05

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
21st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force Major   -  
World War I, 1914-1918 Communications Officer   -